Where are OS X man pages stored?
The man pages on MacOS X are located in
Checking a nearby system, the $MANPATH variable's contents look like:
As for the application you compiled, how did you install the binary? Was this installed from a basic tarball?
On Mac OS X, the
/private/etc/manpaths file is the default file that will tell man where to look for manpages.
On my machine, it contains two paths:
As mentioned above - the path is
As an option - you can install iftop using
homebrew - then it will store man pages in
And to specify a right path to man pages during the install from sources - you can pass
--mandir= parameter to
i.e. something like
./configure --disable-debug --prefix=/usr/local --mandir=/usr/share//man
and then do